We are Reopening!

CATPM Armed Forces Day Celebration Sunday June 4th, 10 am to 3pm The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum at McGill Field, Brandon Airport will be having its grand reopening by recognizing Armed Forces Day, Sunday June 4thbetween 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. The public is invited to participate in this family friendly event.  The RoyalContinue reading “We are Reopening!”

Hiring Summer Student(s)!

The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum at the Brandon MunicipalAirport requires full-time summer student Museum Interpreters. Thewage is $15.00/hr, 30 hours/week, 10am to 4pm, may include weekendsstarting May until the end of August. The position involves providingguided tours, gift shop duties, co-ordinating volunteers and special events,light cleaning, maintenance and groundskeeping. Computer cataloging,archival research, assisting inContinue reading “Hiring Summer Student(s)!”

National Volunteer Week!

Back in the 1980s, a small group of dedicated volunteers made up of WW2 veterans and others hauled aircraft out of farmer’s fields, accepted and catalogued thousands of donations of artefacts, and restored WW2 buildings to their original condition so that visitors could instantly be transported back in time and learn about the sacrifices madeContinue reading “National Volunteer Week!”

Hangar #1: Some History & An Update

submitted by John McNarry, CATP Museum President The hangar that is the home building of the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is a ‚Äúdouble wide land plane hangar” built for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) at the site of Service Flying Training School # 12. The construction took place over the winter ofContinue reading “Hangar #1: Some History & An Update”